Three awards were presented at the May meeting of the Liberty County Commission. The photos at left describe them.
The crowning of Ashley LeCounte as Miss Jabberwock 2008 and Mallory Roberts as Miss Delta Doll 2008 took place in the April 19 pageant presented by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Hinesville Alumnae Chapter.
LUDOWICI -- Long County had its first Earth Day celebration May 3, and around 250 people came out to enjoy the festivities.
Hanne-Kaisa Pirkola from Finland may have been the farthest a guest speaker has come to speak during the weekly meeting of the Hinesville Rotary Club.
Dr. Seth Borquaye spoke about The Ghanavisions Foundation at Rotary's weekly meeting on Tuesday. Borquaye, an obstetrician, started the organization as a way to further education and health for the people in his native country, Ghana. One of Ghanavisions' programs is "Malaria Be Gone," which aims to put a mosquito net over the head of every Ghanaian. For more information about The Ghanavisions Foundation, and how you can help, visit www.ghanavisions.org.
Even though walkers have completed their laps for this year's Relay for Life, the race has been extended for Barbara Holmes.
An old saying contends that a woman's hair is her glory, whether it is long or short. Delieth Bacon Wright took her glory from short to long and now back for a cause. "I love wearing short hair. Two years ago, however, I decided to let my hair grow and donate it to Locks of Love," she said. Locks of Love is a non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children who lose ...
The Disabled American Veterans Hinesville Chapter 46 and its auxiliary recently installed new officers.
This first person you meet when you go to the Liberty County Cooperative Extension Service is Dianne Barnard. She also normally answers the phone when you call.
We were happy to announce the winners of the first Win-dex Business of the Quarter Awards; the Liberty County Board of Education Central Office in Hinesville and Harbor Bay Car Wash in Midway.
LUDOWICI -- Teachers and staff at Smiley Elementary planted a red oak in memory of Valerie Futch Smith on April 22.
LUDOWICI -- Under a full moon Saturday, Long County High School had its Junior/Senior Prom at the Celebration Castle on Elim Church Road.
Tim Harris (left), owner of ACE Hardware in Jesup and Hinesville and this year's title sponsor, prepares to launch a clay pigeon as a competitor takes careful aim at the Dorchester Clay Shootout Saturday morning to benefit the American Diabetes Association. The money continues to roll in from the shootout and other "Repiglican" party activities for this year 's Kiss-A-Pig competition. Team Liberty candidate Dan Creasy said he hopes to have the final tally by ...
Celebrating inner and outer beauty is the theme of Jabberwock 2008, presented by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Hinesville Alumnae Chapter.
Brooke Floyd, field representative for U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga. Dist. 1), addressed the Hinesville Rotary Club April 8. She is a specialist in Medicare Part D and briefly discussed several topics that are important to Kingston including the war in Iraq, transportation and energy. For more information about Kingston, visit http://kingston.house.gov.
There were many wealthy plantations in Liberty County in 1860. Rice was the main crop, and the plantations were mainly along the coastal regions. Many plantation owners joined the army for the Civil War, and that left the master's wife in charge of managing the plantations.
The 2013 Miss Ludowici Pageant was held May 4 at Long County High School.
For the 24th year, Hinesville has earned the national designation of Tree City USA, according to a news release from the Arbor Day Foundation.
Applications are being accepted for the 2014 Miss Georgia South Pageant on July 13 in Adel.
When told the Americans were hopelessly surrounded at Bastogne, Belgium, and ordered to surrender on Dec. 22, 1944, the 101st Airborne Division's acting commanding general, Brig. Gen. Anthony McAuliffe responded iconically to the German commander by saying, "Nuts!"
The Liberty Theatre Company will perform Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park" at 7 nightly May 17-18 and at 2 p.m. May 19 at the Dorchester Village Civic Center. Doors open a half-hour before showtime.
"Iron Man 3" currently is the No. 1 film in the world. You had to be a superhero this past week just to find a showing that wasn't sold out.